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Off the Beaten Path: Early Works by James McNeill Whistler



Photograph of a letter from Whistler to his sister Lady Haden
LC-USZ62-36352
Joseph and Elizabeth Robins Pennell Collection of Whistleriana
Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division, Washington, D.C.

Read a transcript of the letter.
Neue Post- und Eisenbahn-Karte von Deutschland
1846
Sp Coll Whistler 3
University of Glasgow Special Collections
Neue Post- und Eisenbahn-Karte von Deutschland
1846
Sp Coll Whistler 3
University of Glasgow Special Collections

Whistler used this 1846 map, which shows the train routes, on his Rhineland journey.
Whistler’s passport
1855–64
MS Whistler NB10
University of Glasgow Special Collections, 9120
Whistler’s passport
1855–64
MS Whistler NB10
University of Glasgow Special Collections, 9120
Whistler’s passport
Whistler’s passport showing an early drawing of Wapping
1855–64
MS Whistler NB10
University of Glasgow Special Collections, 9120
Le Blanchissage à Cologne
1858
Pencil on white paper
F1898.201
Attendant que le linge sèche! Cologne
1858
Pencil on off-white wove paper
F1898.202
A man reclining on a bed
1858
Pencil on off-white wove paper
F1898.173
À la Ferme de Maladrie
1858
Pencil on off-white wove paper
F1898.181
La Chambre à la Ferme de Maladrie
ca. 1861
Pencil on white paper
F1898.155
Le Succès d’Ernesti à Cologne
1858
Pencil on white paper
F1898.154

A Street Scene
1858
Pencil on off-white wove paper
F1898.168

A Street at Saverne
1858
Watercolor and pencil on paper
F1898.147

A Street at Saverne
From the French Set
1858
Etching on paper; second state
F1898.224

La Marchande de Moutarde
1858
Pencil on paper
F1898.148

Marchande de Potirons à Cologne
1858
Pencil on paper
F1898.149

La Marchande de Moutarde
From the French Set
1858
Etching on paper; second state
F1891.6

The Kitchen
1858
Watercolor and pencil on paper
F1898.152

The Kitchen
1858
Watercolor and pencil on paper
F1898.153

A Kitchen at Lutzelbourg
1858
Pencil on white paper
F1898.164

The Kitchen
From the French Set
1858
Etching on paper; second state
F1898.238

Liverdun
From the French Set
1858
Etching on paper
F1898.211
The Beggars
From the first Venice Set
1879–80
Etching and drypoint on paper; second state
F1898.391
The Doorway
From the first Venice Set
1879–80
Etching on paper; second state
F1898.384
Pierrot
From the Amsterdam Set
1889
Etching on paper; fourth state
F1906.116
La Jeunesse a Coblentz
1858
Pencil on cream paper
F1898.162
Promenade à Baden
1858
Pencil on off-white wove paper
F1898.172
The Rhine, near Worms and Oppenheim
1858
Pencil on off-white wove paper
F1898.206
Gretchen at Heidelberg
1858
Etching on paper
F1898.226
James McNeill Whistler
ca. 1860–65
Charles Lang Freer Papers, A0726
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives
Early Portrait of Whistler
ca. 1857–58
Etching on paper
F1898.208

Rembrandt and His Wife, Saskia van Uylenburgh
1636
Etching on paper
Bequest of Mr. and Mrs. De Bruijn-van der Leeuw
Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam, RP-P-1961-988

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